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Holistic Health Retreat: Positive Thinking for Optimal Health

Friday, June 16 @ 6:00 PM Sunday, June 18 @ 4:00 PM PDT

With Parvati Dufour

Attend this therapeutic weekend program as a residential retreat or come as a day guest.

Program covers:

  • Yoga and thought management
  • Stress management, self-care and positive thinking techniques
  • Self-affirmation, emotional intelligence and meditation

“Sow a thought and reap an action. Sow an action and reap a habit. Sow a habit and reap a character. Sow a character and reap a destiny.” —Swami Sivananda

Learn or deepen your practice of the yogic tools to guide your mind in thinking positive thoughts, creating health and a joyful life.


Support your health and peace of mind with the powerful tools and knowledge of Yoga, meditation and breathwork. Gain diet and lifestyle tips. Join us for Hatha Yoga classes, breathwork, meditation, healthy vegetarian meals, and educational workshops in a supportive spiritual community at the LA Sivananda Yoga Center. Empower yourself with a holistic wellness routine. 

Includes a 90-minute personal holistic health review prior to the program (in person or via Zoom) and one-on-one mini-consultations each day. Follow-up sessions possible.


Parvati Dufour is a trained 200-hr Sivananda Yoga Instructor and a student in the 800-hr Sivananda Yoga Health Educator Training. For over two decades, Yoga has helped her in navigating stress. She now works with clients to help them holistically overcome stress, anxiety, negative thoughts, and cultivate a healthy lifestyle. She leads this program under the guidance of a C-IAYT certified Yoga Therapist mentor.




Daily Schedule

(Items shown in bold indicate the Day Guest schedule)

6:00–7:30pm – Asana class
7:30pm – Vegetarian dinner

6:00–7:30am – Satsang (silent meditation, chanting and a talk)
8:00am – Light breakfast
10:00–11:30am – Yoga Class: Gentle Asanas and Pranayama
12:00pm – Vegetarian lunch
1:00–2:30pm – Talk: Positive Thinking Strategies
2:45–3:45pm – Relaxation Techniques
3:45pm –
 Individual check-ins
4:00pm – Karma Yoga
6:00pm – Dinner

6:00–7:30am – Satsang on the topic of Prana
8:00am – Light breakfast
10:00–11:30am – Yoga Class: Gentle Asanas and Pranayama
12:00pm – Vegetarian lunch
1:00–2:30pm – Talk: Positive Affirmations
2:45–3:45pm – Concentration and Meditation Techniques
3:45pm – Individual mini-consulatations

5:30–7:30pm – Satsang and soup (optional)


Retreat Arrival & Departure

Arrival: Check-in as early as 2:00pm Friday. 

Departure: Check-out at 4:00pm Sunday. Or stay for Satsang and soup.


What to bring

Slip-on shoes, slippers, loose comfortable clothing, writing materials, meditation shawl or blanket, yoga mat, sitting cushion, water bottle and indoor slippers.


Register here

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